Youth Opportunities

Are you a young adult looking for opportunities to get involved in global change? We’d love to connect with you. Follow @AGCCnow on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn and feel free to email if you want to get involved. For upcoming member events and jobs/internships, check out their respective pages on our website.

Last Updated: March 16, 2021

Youth Champions Program 2022

Are you collaborating with a youth (18-35) who is passionate about the SDGs or a feminist future?

Spur Change is officially launching the recruitment for their 2022 Youth Champions Program cohort and we are looking for Canadian SMOs interested in an opportunity to incorporate youth perspectives into their policies and practices and make informed decisions in future youth engagement practices. Visit the link below to learn more about the program objectives, eligibility criteria and application process.

Top 30 Under 30

Are you a youth (under age 30) or know a youth, you have the opportunity to support our yearly Top 30 Under 30 campaign. Every fall, we put out a call for nominations for young people who are actively working towards the UN Global Goals in a variety of ways. Stay updated on ways you can be involved by following us on social media or checking for updates on our Top 30 webpage.

The SDG Hub

This is a space for young Albertans between the ages of 18 and 24 to connect with other young people and mentors from our vast network. We are on a mission to train and engage the next cohort of young leaders who are working towards building a fair, equal and prosperous Alberta. Depending on the season, we may be looking for applications for our next cohort or in the middle of the SDG Hub season!  

Spark Now Newsletter

The Spark Now Newsletter is the best source for young professionals and students to find opportunities to learn, share and act on development, in Alberta and around the globe! Every month we bring together opportunities to contribute to development efforts and grow your skills! Sign up today!

ICN Youth Delegation

Inter-Council Network

As part of the Inter-Council Network for Provincial and Regional Councils, ACGC supports Alberta youth to participate in national and international forums. Interested in embarking on an online learning experience related to global justice and/or the sustainable development goals?

Apply by March 31

Learn more on the ICN website.


The following opportunties are available to Alberta youth from other organizations.  To submit an opportunity for this page, email


Volunteer Call-Out: Social Stride Incident Reporter (National Recruitment) 

Social Stride aims to address issues of hate and discrimination by providing education, countering misinformation, and supporting and amplifying victims’ voices. Our vision is to create a healthier online environment by modeling peace and dignity.

Volunteers will be a part of a national network of incident reports and report on and monitor social media events. We will be having regular meetings once a month

2021 Young Impact Leaders List Presented by RBC Future Launch: Apply By April 6

Future of Good’s 21 Young Impact Leaders list profiles the stories, organizational journeys, and leadership insights from Canada’s most audacious young people doing good. Know a young impact leader who we should profile? Deadline is April 6, 2021.


#RisingYouth Awareness Partner
Do you have a simple project idea to support your community?

TakingITGlobal (TIG) is looking for young people who are inspired with ideas and ready to take action through youth-led community service grants!

Does my project qualify? Download check list!

Need inspiration? Visit the Stories page

Global Community Challenge YYC- University of Calgary


University of Calgary International will be starting the next iteration of Global Community Challenge YYC this month. Last fall, 54 students from 17 universities in 14 countries worked to solve nine challenges set by 6 community organizations.

If you have any questions about participating in the challenge feel free to email University of Calgary International at
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